In this technological era, former relationships never die, particularly the ones that ended sourly. Exes appear on Facebook, crop up on Instagram, or—in the worst case scenario—are bold enough to send texts long after the relationship has burned a fiery death. These 20 text exchanges show that in case that nightmare situation ever arises, it's always good to be prepared with a sharp response. Because nothing says "I want nothing to do with you ever again" better than a sly reference to Satan.
These people went classic and pretended their ex had the wrong number.
These people are OK with going to extreme lengths to avoid their exes in real life.
These people are reminded of their exes quite often.
These people have no problem voicing their regrets.
This person knows how to deal with the devil.
These people's burns are nice and simple.
This person is more excited than their ex to be talking.
These people are absolutely not meeting up with their exes.
These people know how to say "fuck off" with a nicely chosen meme.
While subtle shade is always good, GIFs and memes are an excellent fail-safe method for responding to exes. Here are a few nice ones that might be good to save on your phone if you're inspired by the posts above: